undersigned, being five or more natural persons of lawful age, all or whom are
citizens of the United States, do hereby adopt the following articles of
incorporation, for the purpose or forming a non-profit cooperative association,
pursuant to Chapter X of Title 30 of the Idaho Code, and any statute supplemental
thereto, and we, all being residents of the State of Idaho, do hereby adopt the
following Articles of Association:
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name or this corporation shall be: Pocatello Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
purposes for which said non-profit cooperative association is formed as follows:
To promote activity in Amateur Radio Communication,
and to establish methods and routes for such communications, for the benefit of
the Nation and Fraternity of Amateur Radio Operators.
To foster and cultivate the social, educational, and vocational relations of the members; to broaden their interest in the pursuit of perfection of the Art, and to improve their standards of efficiency and Safety in the operation of Radio and Electronic equipment.
To encourage among the members closer personal acquaintance and a friendly spirit of mutual cooperation.
To gather, receive and disseminate such information as
may seem helpful to the members; to interchange ideas in rendering mutual
assistance, and to provide helpful vocational advice and guidance. To
forward and promote the general welfare and prosperity of the members and to
improve by any and all lawful and honorable means their
status and condition.
To acquire, buy, grant, gift, purchase, devise or bequest, and to lease, hold, sell, develop, improve, mortgage, convey, or otherwise acquire and dispose of real and personal property necessary or proper for the carrying out of the purposes of this association, subject to such limitations as may be prescribed by law, for the benefit of the members of the association and not for pecuniary profit.
To borrow money, to lend money, and to evidence the indebtedness of the association by noteís, bondís or other instruments, and to secure the same by pledge, mortgage, trust deed, or such other instruments as to the association may seem proper.
To make and perform contracts of every kind with any person, firm, association or corporation, for the benefit of the members of the association and not for pecuniary profit.
To do any and all things convenient and incidental to
the purposes herein expressed, and generally to have and exercise all such
powers as are by law conferred on the associations of like character, and
without in any particular limiting any of the objects and purposes of the
association shall be from time to time to do any one or more or all of the acts
and things herein set forth, and all such other acts, things and business in any
manner connected therewith or necessary, incidental, convenient or auxiliary
thereto, or calculated directly or indirectly to promote the interests of the
association, or enhance the value of any of its property or rights as such
association may lawfully do; and in carrying on its activities in behalf of its
members or for the purpose of attaining any of its objects to do any and all
things and exercise any and all other powers not prohibited by law, and either
as, or by and through principals, agents, attorneys trustees, contractors,
factors, lessors, lessees or otherwise, either alone or in connection with
others, for the benefit of the members and not for pecuniary profit.
The period during which
said corporation is to continue as a corporation is indefinite and, hence,
perpetual existence is designated.
the post office address of its principal office is to be at the City of
Pocatello, county of Bannock, State of Idaho; but that the association may, at
its option, maintain offices and transact business in any other State in the
United States when authorized by the laws of such State so to do, and the
registered address of this Association in the State of Idaho shall be in the
City of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho.
above-named Association shall not issue any capital stock, but there shall be
issued to each member of said association, upon the payment of his dues, and
upon the issuance of a membership certificate in said association, a certificate of membership.
Membership certificates so issued by said association shall be limited to 250 in
number. The right or interest of all members in said association
shall be equal, and no member may have or acquire a greater interest therein
than any other member duly enrolled, and no member shall hold more than one
certificate of membership in said non-profit cooperative association. The membership certificates, as aforesaid, are
not assignable, and the transferee of such a certificate can become
a member of this association only by a resolution duly passed by the Board of
Directors, and pursuant to the regulations as may be provided by the by-laws of
The by-laws of said association may be altered,
amended, or new
by-laws adopted at any regular meeting or at any special meeting of the members
thereof, called for that purpose by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the
members present at such meeting; provided, that a quorum as specified in the
by-laws of the association or the laws of the State of Idaho be present.
and regulations of membership and the rights or other privileges of the classes
of members shall be determined and fixed by the by-laws.
private and personal properties of the members of the corporation shall not be
liable for its corporate debts.
The number and directors
of this association shall not be less than three nor more than fifteen, and the
number, qualifications and terms of office, manner of election, time, place and manner
of calling meetings and powers and duties of the directors shall be
prescribed, as aforesaid, by the by-laws.
name and post office addresses of the incorporators of the above-entitled
non-profit cooperative association are as follows:
Webster Pocatello, Idaho
George S. Walker Pocatello, Idaho
And the above-named incorporators shall serve as
directors and shall manage and control the affairs of said corporation until the
first meeting of the members, at which time the by-laws shall be adopted, and
the organization of the association completed.
The officers of this association shall consist of the
secretary-treasurer, recording secretary, and such other officers as the Board
of Directors or the association shall deem necessary, all of whom shall be
members who shall be elected by the Board of Directors and hold office during
the pleasure and discretion
of the Board. Each of the officers shall have such powers as may be conferred
upon him by the by-laws or the association.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we
have hereunto set our hands and seals this 11 day of December, 1957.
(The original document on file with the Secretary of State for the state of Idaho is further signed by the above named members and notarized by Jayson C. Holladay, a Notary Public.)..